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Re: starship-design: I have many questions...

KellySt@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 7/10/97 5:22:27 PM, stk@sunherald.infi.net (kyle)
> wrote:
> >Greetings,
> >
> >I am working on something and wish to get my underlying physics
> correct
> >(Steve, you taught me to do this) and have some questions I hope some
> of
> >you can answer:
> >
> >1: If you were placed at creation beyond lightspeed, could you
> continue
> >being in an FTL state?
> >
> >2: If you are beyond lightspeed, can you continue accelerating?
> >
> >3: Can light be slowed down in a medium to less than 99.99c?
> >
> >4: If you are beyond lightspeed in a dense medium, what happens? (it
> has
> >happened)
> >
> >5: If you are travelling FTL, can you ever slow down below c?
> >
> >Kyle Mcallister
> Depends on whos theories you by, or how you got to hyper light.
> Tacyonic
> theiry suggests that in tacyon space (for want of a better word)
> everything
> is like here, all the normal laws work, but your going hyperlight.
> You don't
> notice it because your sublight in that universe, but FTL to us, and
> we seem
> FTL to you there.  If you decelerate to a stop in that universe (land
> of
> imaginary numbers) you would be going infinate relative to us.
> Accelerate to
> lightspeed and you'll be at light speed to us also.
> Kelly

   Time would be negative over there, relative to us - and vice-versa -,
implying that their universe looks "normal" to them and we look
supraluminal. And vice-versa.